EDITORIAL: Lawmakers Must Protect Statewide Wildlife Fund

April 12, 2011

Read an editorial in the Spokesman Review warning of the effects of proposed changes to the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP).

Excerpt: “Let’s face it: Even when projects are evaluated according to impartial analytical rankings, the cluster of populous counties surrounding Seattle will command an ample share of the WWRP funds. But in doing away with the proven program, the governor would deny the rest of the state any chance. She proposed instead a Puget Sound Wildlife and Recreation Program – the name says it all – at a cost of $20 million.”

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